- Sergey Yepishkin – the leader of the expedition.
- Anatoly Melnikov – an assistant of the leader
of the expedition.
- Vladimir Solovjev – a senior public prosecutor-criminalist
of the General Office of Public Prosecutor of the
- Viktor Zvyagin – Ph. D. Medicine, a scientific
adviser of the medical-anthropological program, Professor,
honoured doctor of the Russian Federation, the chief
of the department of the Russian Forensic Centre.
- Vadim Starkov – Ph. D. History, a scientific
adviser of the historical-geographical program, Professor,
the chief of the group of the polar archaeology of
the Archaeological Institute of the Russian Academy
- Alexey Mironov – a historian, representative
of the Russia Navy Headquarters.
- Dmitry Vladimirsky – responsible for logistics.
- Irina Klyueva – a laboratory assistant,
- Vasily Chishchikov – a restorer.
- Evgeny Zemchenkov – a photographer.